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Dec 17, 2012 11:35pm EST
of "nightline," tragedy at sandy hook, the search for solutions. >> i'm cynthia mcfadden. today the first of far too many funerals in a small community changed by tragedy. three days ago 20 children and six adults were killed in a connecticut elementary school, a mass shooting that sent shock waves of degree across the country. abc's juju chang reports from newtown, connecticut. >> reporter: sandy hook elementary school is closed tomorrow. and when the children return it will be to a different campus. the town is covered with memorials like this one that take on a feeling of a sacred sight as people make pilgrimages from all over. under a cold steady rain, a wave of communal grief washes over newtown. memorials growing in sets of 20 for the children. 20 christmas trees, 20 poinsettias, 20 angels. today the first funerals in a found whose faith is being tested in ways it could never have imagined. >>> for six-year-old jack pinto a huge new york giants fan. and noah pozner whose sister survived in another classroom. the rabbi struggled for the right words. today a much tougher task, a
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 11:35pm PST
of "nightline" -- tragedy at sandy hook, the search for solutions. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. today the shattered community of newtown, connecticut, mourned the young teacher who died trying to protect her first grade class, while school districts across the country are now beefing up security. in the wake of this tragedy, schools nationwide are grappling with the difficult questions about keeping their students safe, including the debate over arming teachers with guns. here's alex perez. >> reporter: she came face to face with unthinkable horror and fought to save her first graders. laid to rest today, 27-year-old sandy hook teacher vicki soto. those remembers her we're green ribb ribbons, her favorite color. her sister jillian, already know what the world is remembering, saying you have been a hero to me for a lot longer than five days. you've been my big sister, the one i've always looked up to. among the mourners, family friend musician paul simon who performed "the sound of silence." soto did everything she could to keep her school family safe and worried teachers across
ABC
Dec 20, 2012 11:35pm PST
divided we stand. 26 lives lost in a connecticut elementary school, and a nation at a cross roads, from the passion to the anger to the obsession. what comes next for america and its weapons? from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline" -- a day in the life of the american gun. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. so how does it feel to live in the most heavily armed society in human history? do you take fear or comfort from the fact that this country holds three times more gun stores than mcdonald's restaurants? for many, it took a slaughter of 26 women and children to start talking about the 34 americans shot to death every day, and that talk has many others lining up to buy their first gun. so at this moment of national conversation in a search to understand the complexities driving both sides, "nightline" teams fanned out across one nation under the gun and deeply divided. philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. sergeant john hoyt works overnight. a shift that makes a reasonable man question how
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 11:35pm PST
, this is a special edition of "nightline," tragedy at sandy hook, the search for solutions. >>> good evening. i'm bill weir. out of all the soul-crushing images to come out of newtown, this one has a particularly devastating effect on countless folks checking their twitter and facebook feeds today. it's a letter to little jack pinto laid to rest on monday that reads, you're my best friend. we had fun together. i will miss you. i will talk to you in my prayers. i love you. signed john. two more 6-year-olds were buried today while buses rolled and grown-ups grappled with how to get on with life and protect the survivors from even more nightmares. here's abc's juju chang. >> reporter: the hugs were a little tighter today as parents in newtown gently guided their kids back to school, back to their daily routines, surrounded by sadness and a stepped up police presence. >> getting them back to a routine is the best thing, i think. >> reporter: but the jittery town suffered a fresh scare as a threat shut down yet another newtown elementary school. >> better safe than sorry. >> reporter: but
ABC
Dec 3, 2012 11:35pm PST
reporter may look awake, but he's actually asleep at the wheel and doesn't even know it. the surprising danger facing drowsy drivers. >>> and, meet the brave souls chasing ghosts in some of the spookiest places on earth as our reporters spend a heart thumping night, on her own on a paranormal stakeout. >>> good evening, i'm bill weir and once upon a time, all of england waited for the birth of a suitable heir to the thrown because in part in. >> friend: the royal woman in question couldn't produce -- thanksfully times have changed since the tudors but hard to imagine any newlywed under as much pro creation pressure than kate middleton, after being stared at, we have the latest on the royal baby. ♪ >> reporter: ever since they walked down the aisle the source of endless fascination and speculation, when would william and kate produce a royal heir? today, 20 months after the wedding, an answer. >> that's amazing. wow, congratulations to them both. >> i'm quite overcome, it's raleigh exciecal really exciting -- >> reporter: it's emotional. you're happy for them? >> oh, yes. >>
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 11:35pm PST
with this encore presentation. >>> eben and holley alexander are at a high school soccer game cheering on their high school son bond. they are an american family with an extraordinary story. they have been touched by a medical miracle and maybe more. >> it was impossible after impossible after impossible. >> reporter: eben alexander survived a near-death experience and now carries the memory of what he says was a journey to heaven, a journey that all his scientific training can not explain. on november 10th, 2008, eben awoke with a searing headache. when holley checked on him he was having a tremendous seizure. >> i said say something and he didn't say anything. zblbt eben was rushed to the hospital where he was a neurosurgery. >> all we could make out was help and screaming. >> reporter: he had been stricken with a rare and virulent ecloy meningitis infection. >> i was trying to die. >> reporter: doctors gave him almost no chance to live and told his family if he did survive he would be brain damaged if rest of his life. >> his eye was off and cocked. it was like no one was t
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Dec 4, 2012 11:35pm PST
. >> reporter: then, her ex-husband, james, testified he dug a hole with a backhoe and covered it up at his former wife's request. >> pay attention to what was in the hole? >> no, sir. >> before you filled it? >> no, sir. >> reporter: but the prosecution's star witness is greg smith, turned police informant. in secretly taped conversations, moore is heard spinning an elaborate web of lies. yesterday, smith describes the pains moore allegedly took to write a letter to shakespeare's mother, as if it was her son, who happened to be illiterate. it started with, "i'm gone." >> don't worry about dee. if she goes to jail, she will be okay. the charges won't stick. >> reporter: today, the tape where she allegedly agreed to the scheme where another man would take the blame. >> he can cop a deal. >> even if you cop a deal it's going to be on him. >> reporter: and perhaps, the most incriminating exchange, smith testified she drew pictures for him of how to find shakespeare's body. telling him to get rid of it and burn it. >> she wanted me to burn the body. i had to give her, during that time, a li
ABC
Dec 11, 2012 11:35pm PST
shopping mall at christmas time is supposed to be safe. so today when witnesses first heard loud pops near the food court of this portland area mall, some thought it was bursting balloons. >> we thought it was balloons. and then we saw little fire thingies. >> like lights. >> reporter: and then the screaming and everyone knew it was something far worse. >> all of a sudden we heard big bang. we covered our ears and then we got down. and then all of a sudden a matter of five seconds later, we heard rapid fire, bang, bang, bang, bang, bang, and i just took off running. >> reporter: it started shortly before 3:30 p.m., the mall busy. someone saw santa drop to his knees. they weren't sure if he had been hit or was just ducking for cover. the gunman we're what appeared to be body armor and a mask and carried an assault rifle which he fired in rapid bursts. >> all of a sudden, she just heard pow, pow, pow, pow, and um, she thought maybe something was just falling because, i mean, we've lived here forever and we've never seen anything like this. >> reporter: hundreds of mall workers and shopp
ABC
Dec 25, 2012 11:35pm EST
works for you. now, abc news at 11. >> winter storms threatening the area and maryland's most accurate forecast is straight ahead. also, what investigators say this week's deadly fire and sh shootings in sandy hook elementary school had in common. and a violent morning, a burglar shot to death. >> first, breaking news, state police confirm there has been a fatal officer involved shooting. in tonti town and that is the northwestern area. we don't have too many details but we will be updating it on our website throughout the evening. >> many parts of the country are enduring freezing rain, and mark has more on that. >> reporter: a massive crash in oklahoma shutting down all traffic. 21 vehicles piled up and blizzard conditions blanketed much of the area. lubbock texas needed to be cleared. >> it is the most people traveling in six-years. >> reporter: black ice stranded drivers and one wife got a stuck car moving and wouldn't risk stopping again. >> i had to stop and that is as far as i went. >> reporter: severe weather is hitting san francisco hard. and the storms are expected t
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 11:35pm EST
-year-old former soldier linked to at least eight murders across the country, calmly describes how and why he chose his victims, including this 18-year-old girl. >>> eye for adventure. from death we fieing jumps to daredevil flights, some of the most incredible video you've ever seen. and it's all thanks to these guys and their tiny camera. >>> and, all the queen's corgis. where the queen goes, her favorite canine companions are sure to follow. tonight, the palace dog whisperer shows us how he keeps the royal kennel in line. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, bill weir, and tonight, juju chang in new york city, this is "nightline," december 6th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm juju chang. tonight, the newly released tapes granting an astonishing look at the twisted mind of a serial killer. from jack the ripper to john wayne gave see, murders who seem to chose their victims at random fascinate and terrify us. it was the disappearance of an 18-year-old alaskan girl that led to police unravel one such killer's astounding 11-year killing spr
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Dec 13, 2012 11:35pm PST
undermine the ratings greatly. >> reporter: which is why at least one observer tonight is advising that a&e that whether the mogul's allegations are true important. >> reporter: thank you, dan. coming up next, ladies and gentlemen, the rolling stones. "nightline" has the only interview while they're on tour and we'll learn how they manage to keep things agas after 50 years. captions paid for by abc, inc. up for free before december 20h for delivery in time for the holidays. you can even give us special instructions on where to find it. free package pickup. from the u.s. postal service. because it's nice to have an extra pair of hands around for the holidays. because it's nice to have an extra pair of hands around of washington about the future of medicare and social security. anncr: but you deserve straight talk about the options on the... table and what they mean for you and your family. ancr: aarp is cutting through all the political spin. because for our 37 million members, only one word counts. get the facts at earnedasay.org. let's keep medicare... and social security strong f
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Dec 26, 2012 11:35pm EST
? >>> trimming the trees with the first dog bo. inside a special tradition. how they deck the halls at 1600 pennsylvania avenue. >>> and ask mrs. obama. first graders with a very special connection to the white house tree ask their questions of the first lady. >> do they give each other presents? >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," december 26th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. for a holiday, this has been a busy time in washington. as the negotiations surrounding that looming fiscal cliff come to a fever pitch just before the new year. but this is also a time of tradition and celebration in the nation's capital, and nobody decks the halls like the team at the white house for christmas. christmas is there, has come to mean a special visit every year, not just from santa claus, but from abc's own barbara walters. barbara? >> terry, in what has become one of my favorite holiday traditions for the fourth year, i had the privilege of interviewing the president and mrs. obama at the whit
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Dec 26, 2012 11:35pm PST
decks the halls like the team at the white house for christmas. christmas is there, has come to mean a special visit every year, not just from santa claus, but from abc's own barbara walters. barbara? >> terry, in what has become one of my favorite holiday traditions for the fourth year, i had the privilege of interviewing the president and mrs. obama at the white house. this interview was taped days before the tragic shooting in connecticut and was postponed until now. it was the first time the couple sat down together since winning re-election. mrs. obama also took me on a personal tour of what is called the people's house. and it's never more true than during the christmas season. after thanksgiving, more than 80 volunteers from nearly 40 states descend on the white house, trimming 54 trees, plus every nook and cranny. first dog bo is the star of the show. there he is inspecting the decorations, including this larger than life model of himself, made of 20,000 pompoms. my friend. >> yes, bo. he's really big in relation to this house. >> this 300-pound ginger bread white house was the
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Dec 14, 2012 11:35pm PST
newtown, connecticut, this is a special edition of "nightline," tragedy at elementary school. >>> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight we join you from a community just beginning to process a great tragedy that unfolded here this morning. a little while ago i was just down the street where a thousand people gathered inside and outside saint rose catholic church here in newtown, connecticut, to mourn the loss of 26 people, including 20 schoolchildren, most between the ages of 5 and between years old, shot and killed in their elementary school classrooms this morning. schools in this town are part of the draw for people who live here with some of the highest test scores in the state. the kind of place parents move for the sake of their children. abc's dan harris has been at the scene since early today. dan? >> reporter: cynthia, good evening. it all started a little way behind the volunteer fire department, down the road at a suburban elementary school which tonight is in the history books for the worst of all possible reasons. and this town, which one parent today described as th
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 11:35pm EST
shares his astonishing technique with memory mortals. >> look at that! >>> and cliff countdown. with only 72 hours to go until the nation could careen over the so called fiscal cliff, we do the math to tell you how it could affect your bottom line. >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden, and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," december 28th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well, with all of the expensive airport frenzy at the holidays, your travel dollar might not feel like it goes as far as it used to, but tonight you're going to meet some everyday travelers who found ways to fly literally around the world in first class luxury for next to nothing. that sounds too good to be true? maybe it's because you've never seen the extreme measures these folks are willing to rack up frequent flier miles. here's an encore presentation. >> reporter: this is where rick gets to go practically for free whenever he goes flying. to the front of the lie at the check-in counter. to the first class lounge. to seats like these at the front of t
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 11:35pm PST
edition of "nightline." tragedy at sandy hook. the search for solutions. >> good evening. i'm cynthia mcfadden. at 9:30 this morning, church bells across america rang out in a moment of national silence. one chime for each victim of the tragedy that struck newtown, connecticut, one week ago. yet even as this nation comes together to mourn, we remain deeply divided. all weeknight line has dedicated our broadcast to examining the complex relationship between america and its guns. tonight the most divisive day yet. here's my coanchor, terry moran. >> reporter: in newtown this morning, silence, one week after the children screaming and the madman shooting. sigh length across the country. silence in the oval office. and that ancient marker of mourning and remembrance, church bells. [ bells tolling ] >> reporter: the pain is still raw, the horror still fresh. but in washington the debate is already beginning and today a key voice, a powerful voice was at last heard. >> the national rifle association. >> reporter: wayne lapierre, the long-time executive vice president of the nra, took to the
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 11:35pm PST
at the dark side of practical jokes. >> hello, good morning. >> oh, hello there. could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter. >> oh, yes, just hold on. >> reporter: as this prank phone call by two australian djs went viral around the world. >> if this has worked, it's the easiest prank call we've ever made. >> reporter: one can only imagine that the nurse that put the call through must have been mortified. >> it is with deep sadness that i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff, jacintha saldanha. everyone is shocked by the loss of a much-loved and valued colleague. >> reporter: today, the duke and duchess of cambridge echoed that sentiment. their royal highnesses were l k looked after so wonderfully well at all times. their thoughts and prayers are with jacintha saldanha's family, friends and colleagues at this very sad time. >> hello, i'm just after my granddaughter kate. >> reporter: suddenly, that joke at the expense of kate's care givers. >> when is a good time to come and visit her, because i'm the queen, i need a lift down there. >> reporter: d
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Dec 12, 2012 11:35pm PST
didn't think much of it. and she says he suddenly quit his job at a greek deli and sold all of his belongings, telling her he was leaving portland and moving to hawaii this past weekend. >> he had his plane ticket. he was ready to go. and then this happened, and it just makes me think why it was even in the back of his mind or if he just had another plan to leave. >> reporter: instead of hawaii, police say he went to the mall dressed to kill. police say roberts made a beeline from his volkswagen jetta in the parking lot through the macy's store carrying a rifle, wearing a ballistics vest, and a hockey style facemask. he entered on the upper level, when he got to the food court, he was already reportedly firing, killing 54 hospice nurse cindy ann yuille, who was christmas shopping, and 45-year-old steven forsyth, a father of two, who owned a small business in the mall. he fired into the lower level, hitting this 15-year-old, now in the hospital. there his gun jammed. he bolted down a flight of stairs where he got his rifle working again, according to police, and killed himself near
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Dec 5, 2012 11:35pm PST
three weeks ago, to his home. he went looking for mcafee at his compound. hello? anybody home? finding only a guard. have you heard from mr. mcafee? >> no. >> reporter: no. then, he found us. calling my phone. >> if i were a mad man, how could i judge? >> reporter: hi, john, how are you? then, back in the u.s., we heard from him again. >> thank god, i'm in a place where there's some sanity. >> reporter: and finally, today, in guatemala city, a much calmer mcafee. you did not nor did any of your associates shoot him? >> for what reason? how stupid would it be? >> reporter: why don't you go to the police, talk to them, hash this all out? >> if only one-tenth of what i'm saying is true, i'm going to go in with a lawyer, things are going to be polite, they're going to say, ah, we're going to have to detain you. do you think the system of justice works in belize like it does in america? it does not. >> reporter: since his glory days in the '80s and '90s, pioneering that anti-virus sopt ware that still pops up on millions of computers, muck afee's journey has twisted and turned. in 2009, he
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Dec 25, 2012 11:35pm PST
kind of place you can stop to ask for directions. but this is the price of admission for a shot at seeing one of the most elusive creatures on the planet, the narwal, the so called unicorn of the ocean, with that single tusk that can be up to ten feet long. it's the stuff of fantasy, and i for one need to see it to believe it. and sooner rather than later. the narwal is said to be the most vulnerable species in the arctic to climate change, and here the stark reminders of global warming are all around us, like these big cracks in the ice, cracks that shouldn't be this wide this early in the summer. my mom would not be happy about this. the arctic sea ice is literally disappearing beneath our feet. on track to be faster this year than any other on record. the effects of the rising temperatures up here are dramatic. just a few hundred miles away from us, these tourists had a narrow escape when an ice wave caused by a fallen glacier almost capsized their boat. despite all the obstacles and dangers this far north, we press on, and suddenly i notice some orange domes on the horizon. it'
ABC
Nov 30, 2012 11:35pm PST
saving lives at the top of the world. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 30th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. tonight, a multimillion dollar mystery. while the rest of the country is tearing up their worthless lottery tickets in disappointment, the identity of one of two powerball winners remains illusive. a surveillance video, the only clue. well, with the jackpot worth over $580 million, that's a lot of reasons to be curious. abc's david wright brings us america's newest overnight millionaires. >> reporter: at a gas station in maryland, a mystery man checks his numbers and then dances a jig. could it be the powerball shuffle? >> he says, is this the right numbers? i said, yeah, man, you got them all. >> reporter: in a small town in missouri, at the high school where they first fell in love, cindy and mark hill today insisted that huge check won't change their lives all that much. >> we will still be going down to the corner cafe for breakfast or fish day, i can
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 11:35pm PST
wanted to bring you an inside look at the bargain stores that could help out with your wallet rehab. abc's ryan owens brings us inside the booming business of being cheap. >> reporter: they're opening their doors faster than new starbucks. >> i like it because it's cheaper. >> reporter: there are now more dollar stores in the united states than drugstores. >> since the prices are so good, it's like why not? >> you can get more stuff for cheaper. >> reporter: a $56 billion industry. >> i think we can double the size of our chain within this country. >> reporter: each pin on this map represents one family dollar store. howard levine is the ceo of that chain. >> tons of growth here. this is probably a thousand-store state. >> reporter: right now he oversees an empire of how many stores? >> right around 7,550. >> reporter: are you sensitive to the charge that you're the ceo of one of the cheap stores? cheap is bad? >> no, somebody called me cheap, i take that as a compliment. that means we're looking for value, we don't overpay for stuff. >> reporter: cheap is working. three dollar chai
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 11:35pm PST
all of the expensive airport frenzy at the holidays, your travel dollar might not feel like it goes as far as it used to, but tonight you're going to meet some everyday travelers who found ways to fly literally around the world in first class luxury for next to nothing. that sounds too good to be true? maybe it's because you've never seen the extreme measures these folks are willing to rack up frequent flier miles. here's an encore presentation. >> reporter: this is where rick gets to go practically for free whenever he goes flying. to the front of the lie at the check-in counter. to the first class lounge. to seats like these at the front of the airplane, first class and business class. and the places he and his wife have gone together, such as -- >> we've gone from savannah to athens and then flew over to croatia, spent some time there. then up to split, also in croatia. then to amsterdam and back all in business class. >> total cost, just the taxes, $60 each, plus 120,000 frequent flier miles each, which sounds high, but not when you're what rick is, a frequent flier millionaire,
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Dec 7, 2012 12:35am PST
. >> good evening, i'm juju chang. tonight, the newly released tapes granting an astonishing look at the twisted mind of a serial kilack the from jack the ripper to john wayne gave see, murders who seem to chose their victims at random fascinate and terrify us. it was the disappearance of an 18-year-old alaskan girl that led to police unravel one such killer's astounding 11-year killing spree. neal karlinsky brings us the chilling details for our series, "crime and punishment." >> reporter: you're watching 34-year-old israel keyes describe over coffee and a bagel his strategy for hunting and killing innocent people. >> back when i was smart, i would let them come to me. just a remote area. kind of go to a remote area that's not anywhere near where you live. but that other people go to, as well. >> reporter: the police interrogation is in anchorage, alaska, where keyes was being held for the killing of samantha koenig, seen her putting her hands up the very moment a masked keyes pulls a gun on her. he leads her away from the coffee stand, telling police he killed her and left to take
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Dec 10, 2012 11:35pm PST
granddaughter, kate, i want to see how her tummy bug is going. >> she's sleeping at the moment, she's had an uneventful night. >> 100 people before us would have tried it. the accents were terrible not for a second did we expect to speak to kate let alone have a conversation with anyone at the hospital. we wanted to be hung up on. >> reporter: but that didn't happen. the call was patched through to kate's private nurse where some of the duchess' personal health information was given out for the world to hear. >> she has been getting fluids to rehydrate her because she was quite dehydrated when she came in. she's stable at the moment. >> okay, i'll just feed my little corgies, then. >> reporter: the duo could have never predicted the tragedy that followed. days later, jacintha saldana, the nurse who first picked up, would be found dead. >> we found out about the same time and i think it was -- >> the worst phone call i ever had in my life. >> reporter: but things could get even worse for the deejays. they've been yanked off the airwaves. the radio station canceled their show. all the bitin
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